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Aarkstore — Stem Cell Research in Cardiology

Aarkstore.com announces, The Latest market research report is available in its vast collection “Stem Cell Research in Ca…  
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Public must be made aware of need for research in children, report says

A new report by the UK Nuffield Council on Bioethics calls for researchers to be trustworthy and open and to have courage when designing and conducting clinical research involving children and teenagers.1  
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Research is stifled by “regulation and conservatism,” conference hears

The medical research community has failed to respond to the threat of infectious diseases, Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust, has warned. Speaking in London at the scientific conference for charity Médecins Sans Frontières, Farrar said that medical research was stifled by regulation and conservatism and hampered by fragmentation.  
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Research is stifled by “regulation and conservatism,” conference hears

The medical research community has failed to respond to the threat of infectious diseases, Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust, has warned. Speaking in London at the scientific conference for charity Médecins Sans Frontières, Farrar said that medical research was stifled by regulation and conservatism and hampered by fragmentation.  
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over 4 years ago
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Genome Editing with CRISPR-Cas9

This animation depicts the CRISPR-Cas9 method for genome editing – a powerful new technology with many applications in biomedical research, including the potential to treat human genetic disease.  
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Spectrometer Small Enough to Work With Smartphones for Bedside, Field Work |

Light spectrometry is used extensively in clinical medicine, biomedical research, and many others fields of inquiry. The machines that are able to accurate  
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over 4 years ago
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Controversial bill to boost US medical research funding is passed in House of Representatives

A bill that will substantially boost funding for the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), but which critics have said contains provisions that undermine the US drug approval process, was easily passed in the US House of Representatives on 10 July, in a vote of 344 to 77.  
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Planned Parenthood accuses anti-abortion group of “corporate espionage” for promoting misleading video

The Planned Parenthood Federation of America this week warned that an undercover video edited to suggest wrongly that the group sold fetal body parts for profit may be the first of many, as the group that released it has been posing as a legitimate biomedical research supply firm for three years.  
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The North West Emergency Medicine Regional Research Symposium 2015 - St.Emlyn's

North West Emergency Medicine Regional Research Symposium: Formerly known as Culyer Day, this event celebrates the great clinical research in our specialty.  
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The North West Emergency Medicine Regional Research Symposium 2015 - St.Emlyn's

North West Emergency Medicine Regional Research Symposium: Formerly known as Culyer Day, this event celebrates the great clinical research in our specialty.  
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Cerebral mass in HIV infection

A 34 year old woman from the Republic of Congo with known HIV infection presented with a one day history of sudden weakness of the right arm and mild headache. She had a history of cardiomyopathy, hypertension, and epilepsy. She had not travelled abroad since she had moved to the United Kingdom 10 years ago. Other than weakness in the extensor muscles of the right arm grade 4/5 on the Medical Research Council scale, the physical examination was unremarkable.  
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Can apps be used for the delivery of survey questionnaires in public health and clinical research? | Cochrane

Survey questionnaires are important tools in public health and clinical research as they offer a convenient way of collecting data from a large number of respondents, dealing with sensitive topics, and are less resource intensive than other data collection techniques. The delivery of survey questionnaires via apps running on smartphones or tablets could maximise the scalability and speed of data collection offered by these tools, whilst reducing costs. However, before this technology becomes widely adopted, we need to understand how it could affect the quality of the responses collected. Particularly, if we consider the impact that data quality can have on the evidence base that supports many public health and healthcare decisions.  
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over 4 years ago
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Critical Care

A substantial number of patients admitted to the ICU because of an acute illness, complicated surgery, severe trauma, or burn injury will develop a de novo form of muscle weakness during the ICU stay that is referred to as “intensive care unit acquired weakness” (ICUAW). This ICUAW evoked by critical illness can be due to axonal neuropathy, primary myopathy, or both. Underlying pathophysiological mechanisms comprise microvascular, electrical, metabolic, and bioenergetic alterations, interacting in a complex way and culminating in loss of muscle strength and/or muscle atrophy. ICUAW is typically symmetrical and affects predominantly proximal limb muscles and respiratory muscles, whereas facial and ocular muscles are often spared. The main risk factors for ICUAW include high severity of illness upon admission, sepsis, multiple organ failure, prolonged immobilization, and hyperglycemia, and also older patients have a higher risk. The role of corticosteroids and neuromuscular blocking agents remains unclear. ICUAW is diagnosed in awake and cooperative patients by bedside manual testing of muscle strength and the severity is scored by the Medical Research Council sum score. In cases of atypical clinical presentation or evolution, additional electrophysiological testing may be required for differential diagnosis. The cornerstones of prevention are aggressive treatment of sepsis, early mobilization, preventing hyperglycemia with insulin, and avoiding the use parenteral nutrition during the first week of critical illness. Weak patients clearly have worse acute outcomes and consume more healthcare resources. Recovery usually occurs within weeks or months, although it may be incomplete with weakness persisting up to 2 years after ICU discharge. Prognosis appears compromised when the cause of ICUAW involves critical illness polyneuropathy, whereas isolated critical illness myopathy may have a better prognosis. In addition, ICUAW has shown to contribute to the risk of 1-year mortality. Future research should focus on new preventive and/or therapeutic strategies for this detrimental complication of critical illness and on clarifying how ICUAW contributes to poor longer-term prognosis.  
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over 4 years ago
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Are Physicians Ready for Patients With Internet-Based Health Information?

Journal of Medical Internet Research - International Scientific Journal for Medical Research, Information and Communication on the Internet  
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Dementia research boosted by surge in volunteers - BBC News

There has been a surge in the number of people volunteering for medical research into tackling dementia.  
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Critical Care

Comparisons of processes of care are common in critical care research. Often, these processes are neither explicit nor replicable and this can result in seemingly irreconcilable results. Here, we briefly review the article by Taniguchi and colleagues, who studied liberation from mechanical ventilation by using either a computerized weaning protocol or one driven by respiratory therapists. We discuss the implications of explicit protocols increasing replicability in clinical research.  
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Experts back genome editing in human embryo research

Researchers should be allowed to edit the human genome in embryos and germ cells but only to better understand developmental biology, not for clinical or reproductive purposes, an international group of scientists, bioethicists, and policy experts has said.1  
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ELISA-On-a-Chip Measures Proteins in Tiny Samples to Improve Disease Diagnostics |

Immunoassays have been central to biomedical research and clinical diagnostics, but their use requires large sample volumes as well as expensive equipment  
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over 4 years ago
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NIH Advised to Recruit 1M for Precision Medicine Initiative

The Precision Medicine Initiative will enhance innovation in biomedical research and ultimately move the United States into an era where medical treatment is tailored to each patient.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago